IT Merchandise Project Manager Job at Costco Wholesale in Issaquah, WA

Job Description

This is an environment unlike anything in the high-tech world and the secret of Costco’s success is its culture. The value Costco puts on its employees is well documented in articles from a variety of publishers including Bloomberg and Forbes. Our employees and our members come FIRST. Costco is well known for its generosity and community service and has won many awards for its philanthropy. The company joins with its employees to take an active role in volunteering by sponsoring many opportunities to help others. In 2018, Costco contributed over $39 million to organizations such as United Way and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Costco IT is responsible for the technical future of Costco Wholesale, the second largest retailer in the world with wholesale operations in twelve countries. Despite our size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family, employee centric atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed. As proof, Costco consistently ranks in the top five of Forbes “America’s Best Employers”.

The IT Merchandise Project Manager is responsible for providing administrative support for the Portfolio, Program and Project Management team within the IT Merchandise Vertical.

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Supports Program/Project Managers in portfolio and project management tool usage.

Supports the Program/Project Managers in maintaining tool data and key artifacts (e.g. resourcing, project schedules).

Develops and maintains program and project budgets.

Develops and distributes reports in support of the aggregate EPMO, programs and projects.

Supports multiple/changing needs within the organization.

Facilitates and manages project change control and risk/issues processes and review sessions.

Coordinates on-boarding/off-boarding of personnel.

Executes project work-streams or small projects under the guidance of senior Project Managers.

Ensures compliance with policies and standards within the projects and programs.


Experience providing administrative support for IT development or IT technology projects. Familiarity with IT environment and technology terminology.

Familiarity with running a project following Agile and Phased/Waterfall methodologies including both technology and non-technology projects.

A working knowledge of the IT development life cycle.

Proficient in the use of the Google products: email, spreadsheet, document, presentation.

Basic skill set in the use of presentations and project management and portfolio management tools.

Ability to support multiple project managers concurrently based on size and complexity of projects.

Ability to support program management competencies.

Provides clear, concise communication.

Strong communication skills, both oral and written, including presentation skills.

Extremely responsive with a strong sense of urgency.

Able to work independently.


Working knowledge of Service Now (Carts+) Portfolio & Program Management module.

Familiarity with Smartsheets a plus.

Familiarity with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is desired.

Required Documents

Cover Letter


About Company

Company: Costco Wholesale

Company Location:  Issaquah, WA

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